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Detailed Seamount Information
Mataiva Atoll

IndexSMNT-149S-1487W ClassificationSmall A2 Atoll
Location14º 55.67' S
148º 39.37' W
Elongation
Irregularity
1.69 ± 0.25
1.02 ± 0.07
Plate Age64.3 - 66.4 Ma Oceanic ProvinceAbyssal Plateau
RegionTuamotu Seamount Trail Alternative Names
PlatePacific Plate Age 
Tectonic SettingHotspot Trail Seamount Top0 m
Volume4031 km3 Ocean Bottom2900 m
Shelf Edge
  Volcanic Activity 
Description
Mataiva Atoll is located at 14¿ 55.6' S, 148¿ 39.4' W and is part of the Tuamotu Seamount Trail on the Pacific Plate. It is 2900 m high with the top at sealevel and ocean bottom at -2900 m. The seamount is fairly small with a volume of 4030 km3. It is slightly elongated in a southeast, northwest direction with an azimuth of 124¿. The edges of the seamount are relatively smooth.
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Mataiva Atoll -- Predicted satellite bathymetry


Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Multibeam bathymetry

Tuamotu Seamount Trail -- Predicted satellite bathymetry
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